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Pac-12 All-Freshman Team for 2016

Awarding the Pac-12's top freshmen of 2016.
Pac-12 All-Freshman Team for 2016

The Pac-12 has produced plenty of standouts in the freshmen ranks in recent years, and the next star from this season’s crop of freshmen is clearly quarterback Sam Darnold at USC. Darnold’s emergence as the starter was a big reason why the Trojans are playing in the Rose Bowl against Penn State in January and could have this program in the mix for a playoff spot in 2017.

Betting Against the Spread: Best Bets for December Bowl Games

Several solid matchups on tap before the end of this month
Betting Against the Spread: Best Bets for December Bowl Games

College football’s bowl season usually features some fantastic matchups and intriguing situations. It's also one of the toughest times to wager potentially with so many factors to consider.

 

Outrageous Predictions for College Football Bowl Season

A regular season so full of drama has laid the groundwork for an outrageous bowl season
Outrageous Predictions for College Football Bowl Season

After one of the more exciting college football seasons in recent memory, it's time to park yourself in your favorite couch or recliner over the holidays and take in all that is bowl season.

 

Top 25 College Football Games of 2016

Texas' season-opening victory over Notre Dame in double-overtime was one of this season's most entertaining games
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Top 25 College Football Games of 2016

The 2016 college football season had a little bit of everything, to the point where you could fill your bingo card twice over. The greatest opening weekend ever? Definitely. Historic upsets from coast-to-coast? Without a doubt. Shootouts? Check. Seismic shifts as the result of game-changing plays? Double check.

 

Pac-12 2016 Season Awards and All-Conference Team

Athlon hands out its awards from the 2016 season.
Pac-12 2016 Season Awards and All-Conference Team

A changing of the guard took place in the Pac-12 in 2016. Oregon and Stanford have dominated the North Division, but Washington emerged as the conference’s top team and earned the No. 4 spot in the College Football Playoff with a 12-1 regular season record. The Huskies are a team on the rise under coach Chris Petersen, and both sides of the ball thrived this year.

15 Best Pac-12 College Football Games of 2016

Adoree' Jackson and USC did its best to ruin Washington's Pac-12 title and College Football Playoff aspirations up in Seattle in mid-November
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15 Best Pac-12 College Football Games of 2016

Predictions for Every College Football 2016-2017 Bowl Game

Predictions and picks for all 41 postseason games.
Predictions for Every College Football 2016-2017 Bowl Game

College football’s bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 17 and continues until the national championship in Tampa, Fla. on Jan. 9. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 17, four writers for Athlon Sports share predictions for every bowl.

 

Ranking the Watchability of the Pac-12's Bowl Games in 2016

Everyone will be watching to see how Pac-12 champ Washington fares against undefeated Alabama in the College Football Playoff
Ranking the Watchability of the Pac-12's Bowl Games in 2016

After setting a record for bowl participants with a remarkable 10 last season, the Pac-12 has just six headed to the 2016 postseason. That's less an indictment on the conference's strength, and rather an indicator of a more top-heavy look in the past campaign.

 

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